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Feb 11, 2013 7:30am EST
department's view that it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens overseas if it believes they pose an "imminent threat," even if there is no evidence of an immediate specific attack. some ethicists say that amounts to illegal targeted killings. >> they are not the best strategy, they are not ethically right, and they are not morally right. >>> after much campaigning by outside groups on both sides, the boy scouts postponed until may a decision on lifting its ban on gay scouts and leaders. several conservative religious organizations were particularly vocal in their opposition to lifting the ban. there was also some religious support for changing the policy. about 70% of boy scout troops are sponsored by religious groups, the largest of which are mormons, followed by united methodists and catholics. >>> as faith groups continue to push for comprehensive immigration reform, some are now raising concerns over president obama's support for same-sex couples in his plan. the president wants to give same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, including the right to sponsor a
Feb 17, 2013 10:00am PST
of cardinals governs the church but with limited powers. >> when the cardinals meet to elect a pope, first of all, they're locked up so that they cannot be influenced by anything from the outside, and also so they can maintain secrecy. there will be no cell phones, no radios, no newspapers, no telephones, no communication with the outside world. >> every day the cardinals one of the first orders of business is swearing an oath of absolute secrecy. under modern church rules, the conclave area is swept for bugs and other surveillance devices. >> the cardinals are not supposed to be casting votes based on their image or based on political considerations but based on who they really think is best for the church. and the notion is that doing that behind closed doors makes that somehow easier, makes that more possible. >> sequestered inside the sistine chapel, the cardinals vote by paper ballot, guided, the church says, by the holy spirit. >> they have a small piece of paper, and on it they write the name of the person that they are voting for. then they fold that piece of paper in two and hold
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